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Re: Replacement for "Use bcc: Instead" ?




Dave Royal <dave@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> Wrote in message:
> On Tue, 13 Nov 2018 21:47:45 -0500, Wolf K wrote:
> 
>> On 2018-11-13 16:04, Ray_Net wrote:
>>> Wolf K wrote on 13-11-18 19:25:
>>>> On 2018-11-13 10:52, Mortman wrote:
>>>>> Has anyone found a replacement for the "Use bcc: Instead" addon?
>>>>>
>>>>> When sending or forwarding a message with a group of recipients, this
>>>>> automatically can change all the To: addresses to bcc:, thus
>>>>> preventing displaying all the email addresses.
>>>>>
>>>>> This is one of the most useful addons I've used but is no longer
>>>>> available.
>>>>>
>>>>> I would greatly appreciate any help you can offer in finding a
>>>>> replacement.
>>>>>
>>>>> Thank you.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>> If your recipients are in a List, you can BCC the whole list at once
>>>>
>>> I think that the OP don't want to turn to a group of recipients, and
>>> doesnot have a list as the recipient.
>> 
>> My inference was that he since he wanted to forward a message to a group
>> of recipients, he's likely done that and  will be doing it again. If so,
>> then creating a list simplifies the BCC.
>> 
>> Best,
> 
> The main point of the addon is that it *prevents* you accidentally CCing 
> a lot of people at once. ISTR you can set it to warn you if, for example, 
> you include more than 3 people in TO or CC, and asks whether you meant to 
> use BCC instead.  You can override the warning, but if you didn't mean to 
> do that - or think better of it - it will change them all to BCC.
> 
> It's a great addon. I'm also looking out for a replacement. 

Maybe this facility will eventually make it into " Adopt best
 add-on features" here:
<http://lists.thunderbird.net/pipermail/maildev_lists.thunderbird.
net/2018-October/001317.html>
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